Costa Rica is a major producer of oranges, but local orange juice-making companies tend to have little use of orange peels. So in 1998 one of those juice makers dumped 12,000 tons of peels and leftover pulp on a barren
The Russian nuclear energy company Rosatom has been making historic deals lately, most notably a deal with China whereby Rosatom will construct several new reactors in the energy-hungry People’s Republic. Now some prominent South African politicians are hinting they may
We live in an era when people across the developed world eat more and better than any other time in history. That’s certainly a good thing. What’s not so good: an epidemic of obesity and record levels of food waste.
If you have diabetes, you would probably do well to stay away from higher levels of air pollution. Then again, that can be a challenged in many towns and cities where chronically high levels of air pollution have become the
When it comes to the planetary scale, we may seem like puny creatures individually. Yet collectively we have awesome powers over the Earth, for better or worse. Not only are we driving countless species ever closer to the edge of
Low-carbon energy sources are becoming increasingly seen as a vital part of efforts to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels so as to mitigate climate change. One such energy source being touted by numerous experts, as we have elucidated on